Kerry Name Meaning

Welsh: habitational name from Ceri, an ancient commot of central Wales.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Berry, Perry, Merry, Keary, Terry, Cerro, Jerry, Kerr, Derry, Cerny

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Kerry Family Origin

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Kerry Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    10%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Agricultural Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kerry. A less common occupation for the Kerry family was Carpenter. The most common Kerry occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 10% of Kerry's were Coal Miners.

Source: Census data for Kerry | Data not to scale

Kerry Historical Records

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Kerry Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Kerry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Kerry in 1955 was 48, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kerry

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